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Crackdown on smoke and carbon monoxide alarm safety in Plymouth

Landlords could be fined £5,000 for failing to provide smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. As part of a new crackdown by Plymouth City Council to keep private rented tenants safe, a new policy has been introduced, in line with the new national Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Regulations. The regulations require private landlords to ensure […]


Council committed to improving private rented housing as national list of rogue landlords published

Plymouth City Council is committed to improving private rented housing as a national list of rogue landlords is published. Environmental Health News (EHN online) and The Guardian have published a database of landlords convicted under the Housing Act 2004 between 2006 and 2014. In Plymouth there have been two such convictions within the past five […]